Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chestertown Historic District
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 39° 12.434′ N, 76° 3.834′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Memorial is on High Street. The marker is affixed to the side wall of the Custom House located on High Street. The front entrance to the Custom House is on South Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Widehall (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestertown Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Port of Entry (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolution on the RiverChestertown Vol. Fire Co. (about 600 feet away); Worrells Tavern (about 600 feet away); Charles Sumner Post, G.A.R. (about 700 feet away); Charles Sumner Post #25, G.A.R. (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
1. National Register of Historic Places
Chestertown Historic District (added 1970 - - #70000263)
Roughly bounded by Maple Ave., Chester River, Cannon and Cross Sts. , Chestertown
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling
— Submitted October 31, 2013.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. 2. submitted on October 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on January 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 30, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.